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Thu. Feb 13 Hawaii-born Shimabukuro melds elements of pop and jazz into his passionate performances, emoting pure joy with virtuosic flair.
The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping BeautyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 A colorful pageant danced to Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music.
The Merry Wives of WindsorFolger Theatre
Thru Mar. 1 Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women. Directed by Aaron Posner.
Gun & PowderSignature Theatre
Jan. 28 – Feb. 23 Two light-skinned African-American women who passed themselves as White to become notorious outlaws in the Wild West.
Shanghai Chinese Orchestra (part of Lunar New Year Celebration)The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 Grammy Award®–winning artist Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to conduct the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra.
National Archives SleepoverNational Archives
Sat. Feb 1 A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives!
Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Feb 21 Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Thru Jan. 19 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn BrooksStrathmore
Fri. Jan 24 Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Swan LakeThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 21 – 26 Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26
NSO: Bronfman plays Beethoven / Holst's The PlanetsThe Kennedy Center
Thru Jan. 19
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's TaleFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 27
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20
National Philharmonic: Jupiter Symphony/Orli ShahamStrathmore
Thru Jan. 19
NSO Pops: Megan Hilty and Cheyenne JacksonThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 15
Not Just Another Day OffFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 20
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25
American Ballet Theatre: GiselleThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 11 – 16
Motherhood Redux: Camille Dungy, Tina Chang, and Beth Ann FennellyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 11